Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking, General/Other News

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Marin County Boosts Volunteer Program Staff
Officials at Marin County has recently anounced that they are looking to hire a human resource assistant to help two staffers in the process of overseeing the Civic Center's volunteer...more



Bookmate Invests $3M to Bring Social-reading Love to Turkey, Scandinavia, Latin America
Social-reading subscription service Bookmate has announced it is taking a $3 million funding to share the love of reading to Turkey, Scandinavia, and Latin America this 2014. Russian consumer...more

Children Takes Trip to Greenfield to Practice Philanthropy
7 and 8-year old kids recently took a trip to Greenfield to visit the Hancock Hope House in an effort to earn their philanthropy badges and learn more about homelessness and what it...more

Higlands College Students Devise Dream Kitchen for People with Disabilities
Highlands College construction technology students have used their design skills to devise a luminous new dream kitchen built for the disabled at the Silver Bow Developmental Disabilities Council in...more

Youth Philanthropy Contest Announces Winners
Eight project winners were awarded $1,000, and are being partnered with an adult mentor group to provide assistance in each of their goals. The Youth Philanthropy Contest is sponsored by the...more

Prudential Recognizes Outstanding Student Volunteers
D.C. students Sydney Kamen, of Georgetown Day School, and Maxine Bailey, of Holy Trinity School, have been granted a Prudential Spirit of Community Award along with 100 other civic-minded youth from...more

Newton North Alumni Teaches at Sega Girls School as Volunteers
Newton North alums Camilla Shearman and Elena Hemler spent four months volunteering at Sega Girls School, a residential school for girls in Tanzania which is supported by the nonprofit Nurturing...more

Local Ministry Volunteers Help Feed The Homeless
A local ministry in Tulsa is helping make a difference in the lives of the city's homeless. Volunteers from Tattooed Heart Ministries are bringing hope to the homeless and hungry by preparing...more

Federal Funds to Fight Homelessness in Clark County
Over $1 million in federal budget is going to Clark County to address problems of homelessness. Ten nonprofits for housing grant winners are going to receive their share of the federal funds. The...more






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Celebrity Chef Jamie Oliver Backs Social Saturday


Celebrity Chef Jamie Oliver Backs Social Saturday

UK will be celebrating its first national celebration of social enterprises dubbed as Social Saturday. World famous celebrity chef Jamie Oliver, who founded the Fifteen restaurant chain.




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